EASLEY, S.C. -- Mr. Benjamin F. Gaines, 95, of Donald Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Parksville Baptist Cemetery, Parksville, with the Rev. Alton Nix officiating.
Mr. Gaines, a native of Pickens County, had retired from Southern Railroad after 48 years.
Survivors include his wife, Arie Chastain Gaines; two stepdaughters, Jean King, Gastonia, N.C., and Sandra Dodgen, Arden, N.C.; and two grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Park Street Baptist Church, 114 Robinson Ave., Easley, SC 29642.
The family will receive friends after the service.
Strom Funeral Home, McCormick, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 12, 2000